Most Corrupt Countries In the World

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1North KoreaThe Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. ...read more.

They execute any person who dislikes our says something rude to the leader of the country (or total dictator of the country) and there are basically no rights. Christianity is basically banned, and worshippers have begun to do it privately. They threaten to nuke other countries, ban Internet, and don't get me started about the propaganda. They make them believe crazy things like " Kim Il-Sung is a the eternal leader of North Korea and is a god" or "Kim Jong-Il controls the weather and created the hamburger". Kim Jong- Un is basically deranged, as he killed his uncle. While millions of people starve all across the country, the government imports Coke. Instead of using their money to feed the starving population, they just increase military strength and just end up in more debt. For example, the government tried to build a building called " the Ryugyong Hotel, a hotel that is over 1,000 feet tall in 1987. They still haven't opened it. This country is crazy and sick. - ethanmeinster

I can't believe that Ameroca was voted more corrupt then North Korea... Yes we have flaws. Many flaws. Yes, we are trillions of dollars in debt, we never solve any problems, and yes, we are mostly fat, uneducated, gun-enthusiasts. But: do we worship our leader as if he was a god? No. Do we believe that we are the center of the universe? No. And most important of all: are we all brainwashed minions of a fat, psychotic warmonger? NO. come on guys. Be real. We (Americans) may be very very flawed, but admit it: We have it so much better then North Korea.

They kill anyone who says anything to there dictator Kim Jong Un. You don't get killed for making fun of Barrack Obama people do it all the time. All of North Korea is starving, Kim Jong Un ate all there food. North Korea is the ones who are corrupt. America only gets involved in other countries business because there's stuff that should never ever happen there. Then people who are from other countries trash the USA because of stereotypes and say it's because were greedy. Meanwhile Kim Jong Un is killing people because a paper with his picture on it is being used as wrapping paper. So, tell me who is corrupt now? America number 1 on the best countries to live list and number 1 most corrupt. #Logic

The leader is a dictator and really definition wise dictator is just evil with a "D"

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2United States of AmericaThe United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence in 1776 with ...read more.

I hate the USA. I hate all the crime they have, all the hatred towards other countries. I hate their ignorance towards other countries and their overall ignorance. They have a terrible Educational system. Too many black problems (serves them right for having enslaved all of those people from Africa). They are the most gun crazed people in the world. They have so much poverty, so many street people, so many gangs. The drug trade depends on Americans usage. They think Canadians still live in igloos. So uneducated) They have the most corrupt medical system in the world. Doctors are in it strictly for the money. They have the most demoralizing food stamp system in the world. When I was a child I thought everyone lived in big homes and had a pool, that is what they wanted everyone outside of USA to believe. Their Government thinks more about pouring money into war than taking care of its own people. They would like to run the whole world. They forget one think... History shows that great ...more

I don't like people saying how Americans are ignorant. I'm American and I don't think Canadiens live in igloos. There is a lot going on in the United States ( and the rest of the world). But people should be grateful, because your life literally depends on where you are born. But it's your opinion, and I won't argue with that. - Pony

These people have no idea what they're talking about. America may have some internal problems, but that's bound for a nation so powerful. Just historically this can be proven (Rome, UK, Mongolia). We also give more than any other country. I hate how people say we are ruining other countries. Those idiots would blow each other up without a moderator. China may be able to solve some math problems, but they can't get it together. And ya, America messed up at times, but they got even better from it. Only a small portion of America wanted slavery, but the south would threaten to leave when told to give up slavery. We are run by the people, not some dictator. These conspiracy losers try to argue with doctored evidence. People disagree with america's rights for abortion or same sex marriage, but if we didn't allow it, I bet that all of you would be complaining that we are so segregated still and the the the. People also take their ideas of American intelligence from unreliable sources. ...more

This country takes advantage of other countries, allows unborn babies to be killed, allows people of the same gender to marry, gives rights lie "Freedom of Religion" an restricts Jews, Christians, and Muslims from practicing their beliefs, they have tons of drama if a black person is killed, but if a white person is slaughtered nobody cares, they mourn over Pearl Harbor where 2,000 were killed (I understand this is a sad thing) and when they bomb Hiroshima where 200,000 were killed they do not mourn. In history books they include that Germany was ruled by a dictator who started a mass genocide, but they do not mention that Hitler was Austrian, he wouldn't have been in power if the treaty of Versailles wasn't written by greedy power hogs, and they don't mention that they looted German houses and kicked the rightful owners out when they took over a city. And do NOT get me started on the President. - GeorgBavaria

We have definitely done bad things in the past, but there isn't restriction on freedom of religion at all (at least in Florida). In my personal opinion, allowing same-gender marriage isn't a bad thing, but that is up to personal beliefs. Same thing with abortions, that is controversial and many normal citizens don't know how they feel about it because they aren't being given correct information. political parties are becoming increasingly stupid and biased. Also, the President has made down idiotic decisions, most Americans acknowledge this. - FandomsUnite

Why do they all hate us we try to be nice?

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3IndiaIndia, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

Having the USA as the most corrupt country is a complete joke, anyone that even votes for the USA has no idea whats going on in Africa, and in India, over 30% of India's legislation steal from the country

India is so corrupt. Anyone who voted USA has no idea what they are talking about because the USA is one of the least corrupt governments and has an excellent democratic system that serves the people. I'm Indian, so I can tell you about India. In India, politicians steal money from the people, hide the money, and evade taxes by pretending their income is lower than it is. Also, many politicians will bribe people to win elections, yet don't do anything to fix problems. The government does not serve the people and bribery is common. Right now, India is definitely the most corrupt country in the world. One day however, we will become a country with low corruption. I feel like for the first time, our government is finally doing the right thing and taking steps to make a better country.

This is a country people can be murdered in hundreds by Political powers in an organized fashion for keeping the politicians in power - example - Just Google search Vyapam scandal - in which a person can pay money to become become a doctor, engineer or similar position in one of the Indian States. They have killed about 50 witnesses and middlemen over a course of many years to keep the accused safe

Worst country in the world

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4PakistanPakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia.Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and Islamabad is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's ...read more.

I just voted this to say something. Pakistan may be corrupt, but its not as stupid as people call it. It's a beautiful country, just as good as usa (but maybe not financially. ) its just a myth that everybody is a terrorist there. My neighbors are Pakistani and they are the nicest people ever!

Pakistan isn't such a bad country. But They are a bit corrupt. It's just some people think that people should follow their rules. I'm not Pakistani but I'm Indian and I've met a lot of wonderful people from Pakistan and one is my best friend. In every country they're people who are good and who are bad.

I still love my country no matter what the stupid people say

Give this country the first place

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5Somalia

Somalia was listed as the most corrupt country in the world and has a long history of corruption. The Somalian government is only one year old and is already corrupt. From setting up refugee camps to divert food donations so they could steal them and sell them on the black market. Also the Al Shabaab movement the infamous terrorist sect control most of the nation and finance most of their operations through ransom money it demands as tribute from pirate gangs... oh did I mention they have pirates too. As well Somalia's Transitional National Government led by Sharif Sheikh Ahmed are most competent at stealing foreign aid. Not to mention it is stuck in an ongoing seemingly never ending civil war which began in 1991. Which lead to the overthrowing of the already corrupt Barre government only overthrown because the Somali Armed Forces the military where supplying armed rebel groups with major weapons this then lead to seemingly constant faction fighting between militant groups to become ...more

For all you Libertarians in the United States, this country is the closest thing to an actual Libertarian government. When you see the anarchy that unfortunately is Somalia, it's the best advertisement against Libertarianism I know of. I'll even agree that Libertarianism sounds great on paper---but the actual practice of it leaves a lot to be desired.

Somalia for me is probably the most corrupt country in the world, since the government can't fully aid those hungry people that cause them to steal like pirates, They are somehow, the modern-day pirates

More corrupt than any country on this list. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

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6Russia

A true story of Russian Corruption:

In Russia, like other places in the world, a Double Yellow Stripe in the middle of the road means 'No Passing'. A Dotted Yellow Stripe means that you can pass. However, sometimes the Russian Police will put up a sign stating 'NO PASSING'. Outside St. Petersburg there was a road that was being built, and the Police told the contractors to paint a dotted yellow stripe down the middle. They complied. After the road was opened, the Russian Police hid a NO PASSING sign behind a bush. The contractor found the sign, and decided to to the Locals a 'favor' by repainting the road with a Double Yellow Stripe. Well, when the Police found out about this, they went out in the middle of the night with Black Spray Paint and made the stripe look dotted. And they didn't stop there. They hired a farmer with a tractor to drive up and down the road, to encourage motorists to try to pass, and when they did, the Police would nab them. They paid the farmer a bottle ...more - Operation_Fortitude

At this point in history the word "Russia" and the word "Democracy" are pretty much antanyms. It is actually really hard to imagine a democratic Russia. It's like trying to imagine a frozen Mexico or a war hungry Switzerland. The Russian people cannot grasp the thought of Democracy after living under tyranny for so many thousands of years. Imagine someone who has lived underground all of their life attempting to comprehend the sun or the sky. Something in Russian culture, ideology, national identity, whatever is just so hostile to the concepts of democracy and liberalism that the two cannot possibly exist together.

Putin isn't exactly helping either. I sware I wouldn't be surprised if that phsyco tried to take over Alaska or something.

The biggest corrupted police ever in Russia

In america, you break the law, in soviet Russia, the law breaks YOU!

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7Iraq

This country isn't really corrupt by itself, isis is what made it bad to live in. - lolingdog9000

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8AfghanistanAfghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

Its corrupt because usa is giving millions of dollars to its people but they use it for army... While they don't have soldiers!

It's very dangerous this country. Mines are all over the place.

If it has moslems, then corruption follows.. these people can't go by one day without blowing themselves up.

Their motto goes, "Come to Afghanistan. Have a blast, it might be your last"

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9IranIran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

One of the corrupt countries in the world

A country full of Embezzlement

Oh god curse them for taking American hostages!

Why is there even a such racist list like this?

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10Sudan

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11Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia(Middle east) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic The Capital city is Riyadh.

They'd execute you if you were gay. I mean, I'm not gay, but that's just... barbaric

A country that has free healthcare no tax and has a king that has gave women a right to vote strongest economy in Middle East free education you guys come on its not Congo

Just cause you believe strongly in your religion doesn't mean jihad

Should be top10

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12Syria

Even though it's very very rich country richer than what you'd thought of it's dictator intentionally made the gov so corrupt & people so poor so powerless he actually get foreigners to fight them killing 400000 of his own people 12 million displaced he's personal wealth estimated 300 billions all of it outside the country he should be ranked number 1 criminal on earth the amount of crimes he commit against his own people is unheard of

Indeed Syria is the most corrupt country reason because of terrorist.

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13Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has steel rules! But Human rights are more special in that country! So Uzbekistan is Perfect! Because I have been there for more than hundred times! I Love Uzbekistan!

Uzbekistan is WONDERLAND. This country is not corrupt!

Uzbekistan is peaceful country with no crimes

Uzbekistan has nearly NO crimes!

14South AfricaSouth Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana ...read more.

Almost every nation in Africa is corrupt, but South Africa is top of the pile. The president steals R206 million for his own security upgrades at his house with his 5 wives...

The only non-corrupt African government is Botswana, which is less corrupt than Italy (and almost as clean as France or Spain) - Harri666

Nigeria may be corrupted, but South Africa takes the cake for being more corrupt than any country in Africa. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

South Africa is probably the richest country in Africa, but, it is terribly corrupt. - Triiozz

As a White people they be! - JohnPierre846

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15ChinaChina, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion. It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only official ...read more.

Dear lovely commentor who posted this friendly statement: "Have you ever seen a Chinese person when questioned about anything, even insignificant non- sense be able to tell the truth. They are lying little picture taking, back stabbing, stealing pricks! "

I'd like to tell you to stop generalizing a whole group of people. Yes, we tell the truth. And yes, unlike you, most of us refrain from making uneducated racist comments that have no truth or background whatsoever. I bet that you'd feel incredibly hurt if someone ruthlessly criticized your country's people. I get that some Chinese and the government are corrupt and rude, but there's no excuse to attack a whole country! Besides, we're only nice to you if you're nice to us.

P.S. Picturing taking... so offensive, huh? -_- It's pretty fun - you should try it some time!

Have you ever seen a Chinese person when questioned about anything, even insignificant non- sense be able to tell the truth. They are lying little picture taking, back stabbing, stealing pricks!

June 4th incident. enough said. Check China Uncensored. please no 50 cents brigade. Pray for freedom in Hong Kong.

Needless to say

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16TurkmenistanTurkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

Oh god, this country should not even be allowed to exist. It is considered by many experts the third worst country to live in on the planet, beat only be North Korea and Somalia. The government is ostensibly democratic, but in truth it is an imperial presidency. The same "president" has been lording over the place since the end of the cold war. 99% of the country is desert. It is landlocked, dirt poor and scorchingly hot. Most people live in tiny huts with no electricity, running water or furniture. Some have dirt floors and nowhere to go the bathroom but a hole in the ground. Criticism of the government is met with unpayable fines and years upon years in jail, if not execution. The internet is censored throughout Turkmenistan and there are only 7 television channels available in the country, all of which are propaganda. Ethnic minorities are persecuted and treated little better than slaves. It is just a horrible place to live, one of the absolute worst countries to be born into. What ...more

Turkmenistan never did anything to anyone, so take this off the list!

Never heard of it so I will vote for it

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17South KoreaSouth Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

South Korea is not corrupt. your just made that they copy people
They don't have a corrupt government, there people do not starve and they have really good technology. so don't you Yahoos say something negative because of the what people live
. you need to learn your history.

Us South Korean swear that we have better manners than you people who blame on this country with some stupid reasons.

There are so many racists and lairs.

Education of South Korea is aweful, so people are bad manner.

This country is not corrupted, but it is wicked, they kill a poor little cats and dogs which is the useful animals ever, killing them for a crappy meat, so does a China too, holy crap this is horrid.

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18Sweden

Corrupt because of the two party system which ultimately promotes less civil-rights for all - also the economy is heavily centralized to bigger cities and certain areas.

Even though it has one of the highest taxes in the world the money isn't enough.

Since when did Sweden become corrupt?

Sweden is run by a bunch of cultural marxist femimazi's and the former Viking men.

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19Philippines ...read more.

Yes, that's true. that Fidel Ramos and Joseph Estrada are former president of the Philippines that stole some money. BUT, it's not true that FERDINAND MARCOS is the same like them. Marcos is very very rich person. He is very intelligent. He decided to give some of his money to the Filipinos to have their own houses, before CORAZON AQUINO came. that's why. AND THAT'S THE TRUTH IN THE PHILIPPINE HISTORY.

Philippines is fairly corrupt but that doesn't mean I hate my Country I'm am mixed English and Philippines and I am so proud I am part pinoy

My only country why would they do this it is like living with a stormtropper that commits suicide

FERDINAND MARCOS, FIDEL RAMOS, JOSEPH ESTRADA, these presidents are really corrupt. They stole Billions from other countries.

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20BangladeshBangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

I think Bangladesh is a country where you can do whatever you want to do, only requirement is you have to be a politician.

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